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  • Clinton at Des Moines federation: ‘America needs a strong and secure Israel’

    2 weeks ago

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said the partnership between the United States and Israel must strengthen amid a surge in global extremist terrorism.

    Speaking Monday before a crowd of 150 at the Jewish Federation of Des Moines, Clinton also insisted that amiable...

  • Three winners in Iowa and three takeaways for Jews

    January 4, 2012 | 11:00 am

    There were three winners in the Iowa Republic caucus: Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and, not far behind them, Ron Paul.

    There were also (at least) three takeaways for Jewish observers: Foreign policy matters, evangelicals matter—and Ron Paul matters.

    The importance of foreign policy...

  • Marty Kaplan: Newt winked at me

    By Marty Kaplan

    December 12, 2011 | 10:58 am

    Did you see how Newt Gingrich kept winking during the Dec. 10 Republican debate? I’ll bet you $10,000 I’m the one he was winking at.

    Maybe you thought it was just a “there he goes again” wink to his Iowa audience, like the Reagan twinkle that made Jimmy Carter seem like a...